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Deputy Headteacher

Maidstone Grammar School for GirlsMaidstone Kent

Deputy Headteacher (L20-L24)

Full-time Required from January 2022

Following the promotion of the current post holder we are seeking an ambitious school leader, who in partnership with the leadership team will further improve the standards of learning and achievement in the school.

The successful candidate will be quick thinking, articulate, and a creative leader.

We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate:

  • a track record of outstanding leadership
  • a strong academic portfolio
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • a capacity for hard work and commitment to team work
  • calm, good humour and common sense
  • energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to securing excellence in all that you do.

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1220 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 340.  Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computer Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment.  Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and healthcare scheme.


“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)


Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website https://www.mggs.org/joining-us/join-our-team/vacancies/


Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with a covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA, Miss Starns via email: mstarns@mggs.org


Applications welcomed immediately


Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Closing Date: 8am on 17th September 2021

Interview Day 1: 22nd September 2021

Interview Day 2 for successful candidates: 23rd September 2021

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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